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Agenda
This year’s agenda reflects the key issues raised during our extensive research with those responsible for cross-border ecommerce at major retailers and brands. Deepen your knowledge with the benefit of case studies, interactive panel discussions and thought-leadership from the experts at eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit 2017.
08:00 - 09:00Registration & Breakfast Networking

Be sure to arrive early and enjoy some morning refreshments
09:10 - 09:30Welcome from eCommerce Worldwide and Global-e

Graeme Howe, Managing Director, eCommerce Worldwide
Miles Paterson, Commercial Director, Global-e
09:30 - 09:55Opening Keynote Conversation

Cross-border eCommerce success: The key steps for effective international expansion
In this session you will hear how providing international shoppers a relevant, localised customer experience generates significant new revenue streams and increases conversion rates worldwide.




Vicky Bell, Head of Ecommerce, Astley Clarke
10:00 - 10:45Keynote Conversation

Sharing the highs and lows of launching in emerging markets



Gregor McMillan, Business Development - China, The Hut Group
Kai Li, VP of International, Revolve Clothing
10:45 - 11:30Refreshment & Networking Break sponsored by American Express



Enjoy some refreshments including tea and coffee
11:30 - 12:30Global Panel Session

The dos and don’ts of working with 3rd parties – marketplace and wholesale business models
Market entry costs and strategies - Marketplace vs Wholesale vs Own Website
How should you select your third party? What are the main criteria to consider?


Chairperson:
  • Andy Valentine, UK Business Manager, Payoneer
Panellists:
  • Melanie Smallwood, International Buying Director, Global Fashion Group
  • Hans Kristian Furuseth, Head of UK, Zalando
  • Jen Sharp, Vice President Partnerships, Tophatter
12:30 - 13:00Keynote Conversation

Approaching new markets and the lessons learnt
In 2016 Lovehoney was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade. Find out how they have approached new markets, in particular USA and Australia, and lessons learned along the way.




Interviewer: Oisin Lunny, Mobile Technology Evangelist and Journalist
Richard Longhurst, Co-Founder, Lovehoney
13:00 - 14:00Lunch Break sponsored by American Express



Enjoy a delicious lunch & network with your fellow peers.
 
Keynote TheatreBreakout Session 1 - China
(Retailers Only)
Breakout Session 2 - USA
(Retailers Only)
14:00 - 14:30
Keynote Conversation

Learn about the strategies which La Redoute, a leading French etailer, employs to drive international trade



Michael Truluck, CEO, La Redoute
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to China





Mark Batty, Head of International Development, Boden
Kai Li, Vice President of International, Revolve Clothing
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to North America



Carl Miller, Managing Director, Global Retail Insights Network
Freddie Chatt, Head of International, Amara
Noelle Reno, CEO & Founder, Digital Shopping Channel
14:30 - 15:00
Keynote Conversation

Experiences with selling cross-border into Latin America

Learn critical takeaways regarding operating in this region, including the evaluation of market potential and market entry options, tackling challenges of language localisation, and managing payments and taxes.




Jose Nino, Vice President of Ecommerce, Marketing, Perry Ellis International
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to China





Mark Batty, Head of International Development, Boden
Kai Li, Vice President of International, Revolve Clothing
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to North America



Carl Miller, Managing Director, Global Retail Insights Network
Freddie Chatt, Head of International, Amara
Noelle Reno, CEO & Founder, Digital Shopping Channel
15:00 - 15:30
Keynote Conversation

Managing your brand during the different stages of international expansion – from a multicurrency website to launching on third party marketplaces



Claire Flanagan, International Strategic Marketing Manager, Cotton Traders
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to China





Mark Batty, Head of International Development, Boden
Kai Li, Vice President of International, Revolve Clothing
Breakout Session Conversation

Selling online to North America



Carl Miller, Managing Director, Global Retail Insights Network
Freddie Chatt, Head of International, Amara
Noelle Reno, CEO & Founder, Digital Shopping Channel
15:30 - 16:00Refreshment & Networking Break sponsored by American Express



Enjoy some refreshments including tea and coffee
16:00 - 16:30Keynote Conversation

The Economic Outlook
Get the expert view on current UK economic conditions and the outlook for the next couple of years, drawing on global developments and prospects




Anna Leach, Head of Economic Analysis and Surveys, Confederation of British Industry
16:30 - 17:00Brexit Panel Discussion

Looking at the economic outlook, investment environment & the impact of Brexit on UK retailers

Panellists:
  • Edward Hardy, Corporate Market Analyst, World First
  • Anna Leach, Head of Economic Analysis and Surveys, Confederation of British Industry
17:00 - 19:00Drinks Reception sponsored by American Express



Stay and enjoy a drinks reception with your peers and eCommerce Worldwide experts
19:00Carraiges and Home

24th May 2017

09:00 to 17:00

Platinum Suite, Excel

Headline Sponsor

Global-e Headline Sponsor

Hospitality Sponsor

American Express Hospitality Sponsor

Sponsors

eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Asendia
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Consignor
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Direct Link
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Gengo
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Landmark Global
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - P2P
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - World First
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Payoneer
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - SDL
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Royal Mail
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Spring
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Translate Media
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - Trusted Shops
eCommerce Worldwide Cross-Border Summit Sponsor - We Are Pentagon

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